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McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

Prosecutors presented Tuesday afternoon what they say is another example of gifts the former first couple of... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014

"Tiger Selfies" Banned in New York

New York's Internet Romeos will have to find new ways to attract mates now that it's illegal to pose for photos with... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea About Businessman's Gifts

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea About...

The onetime chief of staff to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he had no idea at the time that his boss... Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings With McDonnells

McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings With...

An associate of the wealthy businessman at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case... Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov.

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov. "Worshipped" Ground His Wife Walked...

The woman who ran the Virginia governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell said the governor worshipped the ground his... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
Calif. Nudity Activist, Political Hopeful Strips Naked in NYC's Times Square

Calif. Nudity Activist, Political Hopeful Strips Naked in NYC's...

New York City's Naked Cowboy may have met his match. San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide and... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Last of Ex-Bell Officials Sentenced in Corruption Case

Last of Ex-Bell Officials Sentenced in Corruption Case

The last of seven former Bell city officials convicted in a public corruption scandal that outraged the community... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
California High-Speed Rail Rulings Overturned

California High-Speed Rail Rulings Overturned

A state appellate court has handed a big win to California's high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Calif. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering in Chinatown Crime Probe

Calif. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering in Chinatown Crime...

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Thursday – as he did before to previous charges – to the... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday for... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Gushing Main Break Could Have Bad Impact During Historic Drought

Gushing Main Break Could Have Bad Impact During Historic Drought

It was an accident, but the water main mess in Westwood could not have come at a worse time. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's top... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Lawyers for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell say her marriage had broken down by the time a former... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

A jury has been selected in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the U.S. to hold... Read »

Jul 28, 2014

"Defiant" Ex-Council Member Sentenced to Prison

The third of five former Bell city officials convicted of misappropriating public funds through inflated salaries... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Ex-LA Councilman Convicted of Voter Fraud, Perjury

Ex-LA Councilman Convicted of Voter Fraud, Perjury

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon was convicted Wednesday on some of the voter fraud and perjury... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Ex-Bell Councilman Sentenced to Home Confinement

Ex-Bell Councilman Sentenced to Home Confinement

A former Bell city council member accused in a public corruption scandal was sentenced Wednesday to probation and... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
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